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31 March 2016

Latest Grants

Arts


Northern Ballet
Towards the costs of the mid-scale touring programme which brings live ballet to new areas and audiences.
www.northernballet.com

£60,000
over two years

Phoenix Dance Theatre
Towards core costs, specifically the salary of a permanent Producer, to increase touring & develop new partnerships.
www.phoenixdancetheatre.co.uk

£40,000
over two years

Tara Arts
Towards core costs specifically the national touring programme "Black Theatre Live".
www.tara-arts.com

£30,000
over three years

Tutti Frutti Productions
Towards the core costs of its work with children and family audiences.
tutti-frutti.org.uk

£75,000
over three years

Regional Museums & Galleries


Beamish Museum
Towards the costs of curatorial activity in the "Remaking Beamish" project, which aims to create authentic and immersive settings that are representative of the North East.
www.beamish.org.uk

£78,000
over three years

National Army Museum
Towards the costs of supporting a national network of regional army museums to broaden audiences, share good practice and support curatorial development.
www.nam.ac.uk

£66,085
over two years

National Maritime Museum Cornwall Trust
Towards the costs of curating the nation's small boats collection and address under-provision in the care, conservation and interpretation of historic small boats and crafts.
www.nmmc.co.uk

£95,172
over two years

National Museum Wales
In partnership with the Natural History Museum, towards the costs of training and assisting curatorial staff at six museums across the UK to research, categorise and interpret the molluscs in their natural history collections.
www.museumwales.ac.uk

£92,950
over two years

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
Towards the salary of a full-time assistant curator to develop the Local History collections, increase access to those collections and ensure the transfer of curatorial knowledge.
www.stokemuseums.org.uk/visit/pmag/

£81,110
over three years

Turner Contemporary
Towards the costs of developing an innovative, audience-led curatorial approach to enable community members to shape the programme.
www.turnercontemporary.org

£90,000
over three years

Environment


Blue Marine Foundation
Towards the core costs of its work in the UK and the Overseas Territories, tackling overfishing and promoting sustainable fishing.
www.bluemarinefoundation.com

£150,000
over three years

The Rivers Trust
Towards the core costs of its work protecting, conserving and rehabilitating rivers and adjacent coastal areas in the UK.
www.theriverstrust.org

£150,000
over three years

Zoological Society of London
Towards the core costs of the Great British Oceans campaign to secure marine reserves in UK Overseas Territories. 
www.zsl.org

£90,000
over three years

Welfare


The Aidis Trust
Towards the core costs of its work helping severely disabled  people to use technology.
www.aidis.org

£75,000
over three years

Changing Faces
Towards the costs of recruiting and training new volunteers for the Skin Camouflage Service, used by children and adults with skin disfigurements.  
www.changingfaces.org.uk

£60,000
over two years

Child Poverty Action Group
Towards the costs of the Advice Line, which provides information and advice to welfare rights advisers and other professionals.     
www.cpag.org.uk

£90,000
over two years

The Country Trust
Towards core costs, specifically the new leadership team.
www.countrytrust.org.uk

£104,000
over two years

Cued Speech Association
Towards the core costs of its work providing information and training in Cued Speech to parents of deaf children and the professionals who support them. 
www.cuedspeech.co.uk

£40,000
over two years

Sky Badger
Towards core costs, specifically the development of its e-helpdesk service providing support and information to families of disabled children.
skybadger.co.uk

£80,070
over three years

Overseas


The Rachel Swart Fund
Towards the core costs of this charity set up by John Ellerman, which supports people living with severe disabilities in disadvantaged communities throughout South Africa. 
www.rachelswart.org.za

£75,000
over one year